“The Wearing of the Green”

The Wearing of the Green” tradition in which MLB teams don the color on Saint Patrick’s Day began on this date in 1978 when the Cincinnati Reds took the field against the New York Yankees wearing green uniforms. The players didn’t know about the switch until the new uniforms arrived at their lockers an hour before game time.

Happy St. Patricks day! It’s almost time for Spring baseball to start (Finally! It’s been such a long winter here in Michigan). 

“Liathróid a imirt!” That means “Play Ball!” in the Irish or Gaelic language.

Have you purchased all of the equipment you need for the Spring Season? 

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